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Dumb queston about esata HDs and possible re-activation need

by Steven Haninger / March 5, 2010 3:00 AM PST

I know that changing hard drives around in XP machines can upset the hardware hash and cause a need to reactivate. Swapping external USB types don't seem to matter. Since my newly built rig has esata ports which ultimately connect right to the MB, I have to wonder if swapping drives around on these rear ports might count as a hardware change and cause Win7 to become suspicious.

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(NT) It shouldn't
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(NT) I agree; have not encountered such issues here.
by John.Wilkinson / March 5, 2010 3:33 AM PST
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Thanks both
by Steven Haninger / March 5, 2010 5:01 AM PST

I found nothing in google about it and think there would be grumblings here if people had already encountered such problems.

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